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Lehigh Collaborative Contact

Meranda Hess, AE Program Specialist, merandahess@lehighcounty.org


Goals, next steps or actions plans

At this point, our goal is to get back on track.  We started off slow and small and never really picked up steam.  We are hoping to return with renewed interest and have expanded our invitation list to include individuals outside  and a supervisor of supports coordination for AAW and OLTL waivers).  I am hopeful we can get to the "storming" stage of group work and identify some goals that we would like to perform the following year.of the "typical" IDD service system (for example: a school psychologist, a special ed supervisor,  and a supervisor of supports coordination for AAW and OLTL waivers).  I am hopeful we can get to the "storming" stage of group work and identify some goals that we would like to perform the following year.


AE/SCO/Provider/DHS/Broad Community Partners Represented within Collaborative:

Lehigh County AE, SAM Inc SCO, Quality Progressions SCO, The Arc of Lehigh and Northampton Counties have previously been involved and will remain involved.  Newcomers include HCQU, Keystone Human Services, Allentown School District, CLIU #21, Merakey, and LVCIL.